from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A small shrubby spiny tree (
Dovyalis hebecarpa) cultivated for its maroon-purple fruit with sweet purple pulp tasking like gooseberries; it is native to Sri Lanka and India.
- noun A maroon-purple gooseberrylike fruit of India having a tart-sweet purple pulp used especially for preserves.
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- noun a small shrubby spiny tree cultivated for its maroon-purple fruit with sweet purple pulp tasting like gooseberries; Sri Lanka and India
- noun maroon-purple gooseberry-like fruit of India having tart-sweet purple pulp used especially for preserves
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